Definitions

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  • noun A person from Bhutan or of Bhutanese descent.
  • noun The Drukpa Kagyu (also Drukpa Kargyu ) school of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Bhutan or the Bhutanese people.
  • adjective Sometimes (more narrowly) pertaining to the main ethnic group within Bhutan.
  • adjective Pertaining to the Drukpa Kagyu (Drukpa Kargyu) or Drukpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Etymologies

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From Dzongkha and Tibetan འབྲུག་ཡུལ་ (’brug yul, "country of Bhutan"); འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ (’brug rgyal khab, "Kingdom of Bhutan"); from Dzongkha འབྲུག (’brug, "Bhutan"); འབྲུག་པ (’brug pa, "Bhutanese").

Examples

  • Thereafter his lineage and the followers were called 'Drukpa'.

    Kuensel Newspaper

  • My mom was formerly a nun from the Drukpa Kagyu monastery, and I consider her the first spiritual teacher in my life.

    Awakening Kindness

  • My mom was formerly a nun from the Drukpa Kagyu monastery, and I consider her the first spiritual teacher in my life.

    Awakening Kindness

  • My mom was formerly a nun from the Drukpa Kagyu monastery, and I consider her the first spiritual teacher in my life.

    Awakening Kindness

  • The symbol can be traced back to the Buddhist saint Drukpa Kunley, the “divine madman,” who came to Bhutan in the late 15th century.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Drukpa, the son of dragon, is a bit chauvinistic school of Buddhist philosophy so far.

    The valley of peace and tranquility

  • The symbol can be traced back to the Buddhist saint Drukpa Kunley, the “divine madman,” who came to Bhutan in the late 15th century.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • The symbol can be traced back to the Buddhist saint Drukpa Kunley, the “divine madman,” who came to Bhutan in the late 15th century.

    Hidden Kingdom

  • Bhutan - the land of Drukpa (son of Dragon), is a small Himalayan Kingdom presently in the process to be a Republic has also a party with Maoist brand.

    Maoism in South Asia, Insurgency or Movement

  • Bhutias, who consist of four classes; Bhutias, who are a mixed race of Tibetans and Lepchas; Sherpa Bhutias, who come from the east of Nepal, the word _sher_ merely meaning "east"; the Drukpa or

    The Heart of Nature or, The Quest for Natural Beauty

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